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Farming in the Slocan: Past & Present

By |2022-09-12T16:56:01-07:00September 12th, 2022|Categories: Booklets|Tags: , , , |

written by Cole Harris, Norbert Duerichen, Mick Wilson & Abra Brynne Although not obviously farming country, the Slocan has attracted farmers for well over a century. When farming began in the valley, local markets were declining, and distant ones almost impossible to reach. Nor could the valley’s small farms compete with far [...]

Boom Days in the Slocan

By |2016-10-29T15:05:45-07:00September 6th, 2016|Categories: Booklets|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Joseph Colebrook Harris preface by Cole Harris This account was written in 1944 by Joseph Colebrook Harris, a farmer of English background who pioneered in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island in the early 1890s, visited the Slocan in 1896, and settled there in 1897. Raised in an upper-middle-class industrial family in Calne, Wiltshire, [...]

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